The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1950 · Page 20
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4- Algonct Upper Dm Molnes Tuesday, February 14, 1950 David Weisbrod Tours With Choir David Weisbrod. son of Mr. anc Mrs. Walter P. Weisbrod of Al gorta, is one of the above mu sicians now on a southern tour with Morningside college choir o Sioux City. They will spend three days in New Orleans, La. Because of a late cancellation in one of the choir's concerts the group will have time for an extensive series of tours through- oul the city arranged for them by H. W. Hartman, the choir's business manager. The choir continued its 15-day tour on Feb. 3, and returns to Sioux City on Feb. 9 to prepare for a series of home concerts the following week. Mr. Weisbrod is a junior at Morningside this year. He is a member of the bass section of the choir. Head Stockyards At Elmore Hit By Fire, Feb. 6 Elmore — The offices, several collie shelters and some •lock pen* of the Aamodt and Head stockyards here were destroyed by fire shortly before midnight Monday, Feb. 6. Damages hav» been estimated at about $6,000, although no accurate losi has been determined. The blase broke out In the company's office building, located on highway 169 at the north edge of Elmore. It i* believed a coal stove in the building either became overheated or exploded, causing the fire. Arlo Head, one of the proprietors of the company, reported he had been in the office to put coal in the heater. AH ceemnd unde* control shortly before the fire broke ou* He then went outside to help load a truck of cattle, waiting lo see ihal everything was all rigiil. In a short time he noticed fhe office red with' fLamer, Head crawled back into the office on his hands and knees and secured the firm's records. The Elmore volunteer fire department was called immediately. They poured thousands of gallons of water on the blaze before bringing it under control. _ No animals were lost in the fire, although damage to buildings surrounding the office was extensive. The firm if owned by Head Arnold Aamodt. P.T.A. At Seneca Hears Talk By State Patrolman Seneca — Patrolman Allan of gona was the speaker at the Seneca Parent-Teachers meeting held at the Seneca school Thursday evening. Mr. Allen stressed the importance of observing all traffic rules at all times. Other numbers on the program included piano . solos by Janice Hunt and Maridean Niefson, also a piano duet by the same girls. Mervin Nielson showed some interesting, scenic pictures which he had taken, also pictures taken of the kiddies' parade at the Ringsted celebration last fall, and other comedies. Refreshments were served by Mr. and Mrs. Millen Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Osborn, Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Nielson, Mr. and VIrs. Lyle England, Mr. and Mrs. Sari Crouch, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin iratrud, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wilberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Osborn. The above-named com- nittee will have charge of the March program, and the refreshment comittee for March are the Eugene Petersons, chairmen; the Carl Neilsens, D. Iversons, Ed Kennedys, Harold Nielsens, Les Dentons, Leo Crowleys, and Dettman Nielsens. A Farewell Party Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Engelbarts were pleasantly surprised Thursday evening when ramilies of the Modern Mixer club dropped in and staged a farewell party for them. The Englebarts will move March 1 to Mr. Englebart's father's farm, located between Lakota and Elmore, Minn. The honored couple was presented with a purse from the club families, and Mrs. Englebart Was present a gitf from the Modern Mixer club. three families constitute the program and refreshment committee for the Farm Bureau meeting which is to be held at the C. C. Voight home on Tuesday evening, Feb. 14. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg were Thursday evening callers at the Carrol Charlston home at Forest City. Mrs. J. W. Bollig has been ill and confined to her home the past several days. Bob Moore accompanied other Kossuth county 4-H officers to Garner, Thursday evening, where they attended a district 4-H meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Millen Jensen were business callers at Ft. Dodge on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Haagenson and daughter, Pamela, of Storm Lake were Tuesday visitors at the parental Merle CUl- bertson home. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Feye of Whittemore and Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wegener of Fenton were Thursday dinner guests at the Charles Feye home. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Vaudt and daughter, Candace, of Fenton were Thursday evening guests at he Charles Feye home. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crouch and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wilberg were Wednesday evening guests at the Henry Wilberg home. The Sweet-Harrison Homemakers Met On February 8 Swea & Eagle — Swea-Harrison homemakers met Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 8 at the home of Ars. Emil Larson. Mrs. Harold Jones called the meeting to order and presided. Program was given by Mrs. Maynard Jenson and Mrs. Rudolph Peterson. Mrs. Jenson explained the county health program. Mrs. Peterson gave some facts about redistricting of schools and all the ladies entered into a discussion. Mrs. Andrew Scott assisted Mrs. Larson in serving lunch. Twenty-two ladies attended the meeting. Parents Of Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Chester Fisher became parents of a daughter, born Jan. 30 at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. The baby 1 NEW PHONE 229 GREEN COLONIAL BOOKKEEPING S U P PLIES, at the Algona Upper Des Moines office. Bums iD grades fa nettle and catalytic fuel oils. Approved by Underwriter's Laboratories. FUEL 5AVIN6S e> Comfort Eoiy Operation P. R. IRONS Phone 523-W ALGONA GREEN COLONIAL FOR HOMES Of ALL SfZfS VND'ALL XfNOS Of fUfL We Will Be Closed Washington's Birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 22 IOWA STATE BANK SECURITY STATE BANK DINE DELICIOUSLY AT.... Van's Cafe JUNCTION HWYS18 & 169, ALGONA NEWLY OPENED NEWLY REMODELED NOW UNDER ORIGINAL MANAGEMENT Harold and Letha Van Allen, Algonites for years and years are now back as managers of their "VAN'S CAFE", located of the junction of highways 18 and 169 All old friends and customers as well as new ones are cordially invited to drop in often! You're always welcome Where the food's always good- CLOSED EVERY TUESDAY SPECIALIZING IN: I chicken I steaks LI barbecued sandwiches I Van's "High-Boy" hamburgers Van's Cafe eight pdttttds *rft$ 7 and was named Janet Lee. The maternal grandparents ate Mft and Mrs. Walter O. 8nf- strpm. New Son Artfrer Mr. and Mi's. Junior Helmke became parents of a son, born Sunday, Feb. 5 at at Fairmont hospital. Township 4-H Met The S\ffea-Hartison township 4-H dub met Monday evening, Feb. 6 at the F. A. HoreomB home. After a business session, Cecil Thorson spoke on "Preparation for the Fail-." rie gave many suggestions of methods to prepare grain and vegetables. He said now is the time to select seeds and begtf! pfefMratfofl ptstit* nirtg. John Burton> county youth leader, explained rtiles of county 4-H basketball tomiianvSAts., and urged the fnehibefs to attend the tractor schools. Clab members plan to attend the tfactor school at Ldnde Irriplemeflt, Feb. Iff, Mar. 2,9, and 18. they were also given an invitation to a meeting held; at Swea City Hatchery Saturday evening. Seventeen members answered roll call to "My iravonte Tractor." Five adults were also present. After a short social time, Mrs, Holcomb served ranch. The March meeting will be held at Duane Jenson's. IP MOVING OR STORING YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS—contact BRADY TRANSFER & STORAGE COMPANY PORT DODGE, IOWA Agent*, Allied Van Lines, Inc., in your totality. Excellent equipment, competent and courteous service. 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